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Clture and Religion

Airports of King Rāvan

Weragantota means the Place of Aircraft landing in Sinhala. This is the first place Sita Devi was brought to Lankapura (capital city of king Rāvana).

Sita Devi was kept at queen Mandothari’s palace at Lankapura. The place Sita was held captive is called Sita Kotuwa; which means Sita’s Fort in Sinhala. It is believed Rāvana had an aircraft repair centre at Gurulupotha close to Sita Kotuwa. Gurulupotha means Parts of Birds in Sinhala.

  • Thotupolakanda(means Mountain Port in Sinhala) at Horton plains
  • Weragantota(means Place of Aircraft landing in Sinhala)Mahiyanganaya.
  • Wariapola(means Aircraft Port in Sinhala) in Matale and
  • Wariapola(means Aircraft Port in Sinhala) in Kurunagala.
  • Ussangoda(means area of lift in sinhala) in the southern coast.